Digital Health News Roundup

Patients have very specific preferences when it comes to telemedicine and remote monitoring. Deloitte conducted a study to gauge what exactly patients favored when it comes to these topics. Read More

Deloitte survey results on telemedicine.

Deloitte survey results on telemedicine.

Is Apple slowly becoming a healthcare company? The recent acquisition of Gliimpse could mean that Apple wants to give all iPhone users an easy way to access and gain full control of their medical records. Gizmodo

Digital health companies have seen more than 75 exits in 2016 so far. CB Insights

Here are the latest digital health deals and partnerships. MobiHealth News

ClearCare has raised $60M from Battery Ventures to expand products and explore acquisitions. The company produces a cloud platform used by home care agencies for things such as workers' comp, scheduling, tax credits, and quality of care monitoring. MedCity News

McKinsey released a report on digital health technology, how it is transforming healthcare and how health systems can accelerate the adoption of these types of technology, McKinsey & Co.

In the past 5 years, health insurers have sunk $900 million into digital health startups. Here is what they are betting will be the future of digital health. MedCity News

The New Yorker writes about what Aetna's withdrawal means for the future of Obamacare. New Yorker

Telemedicine has taken off, but there is a need to train doctors in how to interact with patients during virtual visits. Read More

Scott Alexander explains the EpiPen controversy and why many news outlets are missing the major issue in how drug pricing works in the country. Read More

Patient psychology is at the heart of patient engagement. Health professionals should use segmentation techniques to increase engagement based on the personality type of the consumer. MedCity News



Charles LaCalle